back to article When your ISP flouts net neutrality rules, here's who you should contact

America's broadband watchdog the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has named its first net neutrality ombudsperson – and she'll be your first point of call when your ISP breaks the new rules. Parul Desai has been the FCC's director of consumer engagement for the past eight months, and before that she worked in the FCC's …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    ...and it's not even April 1st

    Anyone who has ever had any dealings with the FCC or FTC will just laugh at the notion of either bureaucracy actually performing their sworn duties to protect the public. Pigs will fly long before the FCC or FTC actually enforce U.S. laws and/or stop ISPs from flagrant and repeated violation of said laws. Millions of consumers can prove that the FCC and FTC have failed U.S. consumers countless times even when provided with irrefutable evidence of crimes by ISPs. The fact of the matter is the FCC and FTC have been bought off by Big Biz and consumers are just there for exploitation by the ruthless, disgraceful ISPs who knowingly violate law for profit.

  2. Naughtyhorse

    Who's going to have the worlds slowest connection to their mail server

    Parul Desai now you come to mention it! cant think why...... RfC 1149 is all we poor isp's can afford to offer these days

    1. gerdesj Silver badge

      Re: Who's going to have the worlds slowest connection to their mail server

      "RfC 1149 is all we poor isp's can afford to offer these days"

      Given that the US managed to completely annihilate the Passenger Pigeon which at one time was able to darken the skies for ages by sheer numbers invites a comment of "as you sow, so ye shall reap".

      In hindsight it was a bit like shooting ISP precursors in a barrel ...

      Cheers

      Jon

      PS The y in ye is of course a thorn but I can't be arsed to compose it.

      PPS P.Pigeons were probably not homing ones but might have been trained, possibly.

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